Hanuman or Anjaneya or Sankat Mochan is perhaps one of the most revered and adored deities in the Hindu scriptures. Here we have made an effort to bring to you a collection of rare and unheard stories about our beloved Bajrangbali.
Hanuman was an incarnation of Shiva and considered to be an exemplification of strength, devotion, and perseverance.
The deity once applied sindoor all over his body for Lord Rama’s long life.
The name, ‘Hanuman’ actually means ‘disfigured jaw’ in Sanskrit.
Although he was a brahmchari , Lord Hanuman had a son – Makardhwaja.
Once, Lord Ram issued a death sentence to Lord Hanuman!
Lord Hanuman and Lord Bhima were both brothers.
There are 108 names for Lord Hanuman in the Sanskrit Language!
Hanuman was born to a woman cursed to be a female monkey; a curse that could only be alleviated if she gave birth to an incarnation of Shiva.
Hanuman’s devotion and perseverance so moved Brahma that he blessed him with several boons. This included the ability to be immune to weapons, to change his form at will, and to be able to travel easily wherever he wished.
It’s said that Hanuman’s steadfast commitment and devotion were so strong that he was free of all physical fatigue and harm.
Due to the size and history of Hinduism, the Hanuman Chalisa is one of the most popular devotional songs in the history of the world.
Hanuman himself requested that his statue or likeness be erected wherever the name of Rama is worshiped, so that he may listen in and be there in spirit.
When Rama’s time of death was at hand, Hanuman barred Yama (the god of death) from claiming him. It wasn’t until Rama purposefully dropped a ring to distract Hanuman did Rama pass.
His last promise to Rama is that he would stay on the earth in secret as long as the name of Rama was remembered and worshiped